The two most successful singer-turned-actors, Eric and Yoon Eun Hye, are under possible considerations as the next new big couple of dramas. They are the top two most likely possibilites as the main leads of the upcoming March MBC drama, ‘Que Sera Sera’.
Although Eric has been officially finalized as the main male lead, Yoon Eun Hye’s representatives stated, "It is true that it [‘Que Sera Sera’] is one of the dramas that Yoon Eun Hye is considering as her next project. Nothing has been decided yet."
‘Que Sera Sera’, which will follow a more mellow/romantic theme, is being produced/directed by Kim Yoon Chul, who gained popularity with his 2005 hit, "My Name is Kim Sam Soon’.
Eric and Yoon Eun Hye, who are actually [singer]colleagues (eric being the ‘sunbae’/older, yeh being the ‘hoobae’/younger), are gaining a lot of attention right now. Both started their careers as members of a pop group and both have evolved themselves into extremely successful entertainers.
Eric, who first debuted with ‘I am Running’, did not gain much attention as an actor. However, after his role in ‘Phoenix/Boolsae’, he shot to fame as the new ‘it’ guy, making him one of the most sought out actors in the entertainment industry. He found more success with his other dramas, ‘Super Rookie’ and ‘Invicible Parachute Agent’. He was currently signed as the highest paid actor to model for a certain clothing company. He will be making a comeback to MBC after 1 year.
Meanwhile, Yoon Eun Hye has earned the support and love of viewers and netizens through her hit drama, ‘Goong’. She became a popular female icon in 2006 through cfs and her second drama, ‘The Vineyard Man’. Yoo Eun Hye is rapidly climbing the success ladder and being recognized as a serious actress. Many are anxious to see her join hands with Kim Yoon Chul to produce her next work.
If they are indeed finalized as the main characters, Eric and Yoon Eun Hye will be idolized as the new ‘power’ couple. Many are anticipating to see two actors, who share so many similarities, bond together in the small screens. Netizens are suspecting that their popularites combined in the home theater will bring their fames to an unimaginable scale. Many are already labeling this drama as the hit production of 2007 and are positive that Eric and Yoon Eun Hye’s popularity will change future dramas.